Definitions For Advance


  • The act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  • Increase in price or value
  • A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
  • A change for the better; progress in development
  • A movement forward
  • An amount paid before it is earned
  • Forward movement
  • Progress in the development or improvement of something
  • A rise in price, value, or amount


  • Rise in rate or price
  • Develop in a positive way
  • Increase or raise
  • Develop further
  • Bring forward for consideration or acceptance
  • Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
  • Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
  • Cause to move forward
  • Move forward
  • Pay in advance
  • Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
  • Contribute to the progress or growth of
  • To move forward
  • To move (someone or something) forward
  • To go forward : to make progress : to continue in a process of development, aging, etc.


  • Situated ahead or going before
  • Being ahead of time or need

Is Advance a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Advance is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Advance in a Sentence

  • The car advanced slowly down the street.
  • The sun slowly advanced across the sky.
  • She opened the door and advanced cautiously into the room.
  • Trying to halt the enemy's advance
  • Trying to halt the enemy's advances
  • A big advance in technology
  • An advance copy of a new book

Synonyms for Advance

Antonyms for Advance

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